The Best Yoga Pose For Confidence Is One You Can Do in 5 Minutes off The Mat
Are you just minutes away from a big presentation or interview? Are you afraid the jitters will take over and you won’t be able to show what you can do? Try these poses that will help boost your confidence in 5 minutes or less.
Sasha de Beausset
A Pre-Coffee Morning Routine For Confidence & Energy
If your intention is to cultivate a life where your confidence shines through and guides the way, then you will likely need to wake up each morning and clarify that objective for the day ahead - and not just with mantras spoken into a mirror- with action! Here is a mini routine you can add to your morning, to allow your confidence to begin glowing as soon as the sun rises.
Bend over Backward to Find Your Confident Camel Pose
Ustrasana, or camel pose, is an intermediate backbend that stretches the entire front of the body and strengthens the back. It challenges your ability to be vulnerable, as the entire front body is open. Explore this vulnerability by using breath to relax and explore what feels good. With a bit of patience and awareness, you can cultivate confidence and build up to camel pose wit
How Yoga Turns Your Physical Limitations into Superpowers
The practice of yoga encourages a dissolution of the ego, so that we can truly feel into the present moment without attachment or aversion, including an acceptance of where our physical body is in that time and space. It is thus a great practice for feeling that our physical limitations are not limitations at all, but instead an experience from which we can feel empowered to find space and strengt
A Step-by-Step Guide to Feel Confident With Your Home Practice
While practicing with a yoga teacher is a very important part of the yogic tradition, there comes a time when most students of yoga want to develop a home practice. If you’ve found yourself hesitating, let these steps reveal the confidence that’s already inside of you.
Turn Your Yoga Practice to Yoga Play with this Tortoise to Firefly Transition
This tortoise (kurmasana) to firefly (tittibhasana) transition requires patience and play, allowing for self-exploration, building physical strength, testing mental limits and even having a bit of fun.
Building a Consistent Yoga Practice (Playfully and With Confidence)
In aspiring to be consistent with our yoga practice, we need to consciously make space, be open to potentially breaking old habits, and rejoice in the possibility of creating new ones. And although we do need the drive to stay committed and disciplined, being consistent enables us to approach our mat with confidence and playfulness. Here’s why
For the Fun of It: 5 Poses to Cultivate Your Sense of Play
Do you bring a sense of playfulness to your asana practice or does your mind tend to focus only on what the pose will bring you (strength, flexibility, challenge, etc.)? By practicing the following poses, you’ll have the chance to open yourself up to the power of play.
The Power of Play in Yoga
So often our mind falls into the trap of perfectionism and control on our mats. It is too easy to focus so much attention on having correct alignment and being serious in a yoga practice. But remember, a “yoga practice” is just that - a practice! Not a “yoga perfect”. So why not have some fun in your practice?
7 Gentle Poses to Explore for a Happy Pregnancy
Your body is working incredibly hard to create a healthy environment for your growing baby. Yoga is a chance to add energy rather than create more demand on your body. It is an opportunity to be empowered and advocate for what feels good and what does not in your unique body. Take time to explore your beautiful body and bond with your baby with these 7 poses.
Fire Up Your Core With This Challenging Flow
The bedrock of a solid arm balancing practice boils down to core strength. Let's fly through a flow that will ignite your core and have you playing your way through arm balances you perhaps didn't even know you could do.
4 Poses To Help You Play Your Way Into A Handstand
Here are a few poses that’ll help you get out of your head, put your ego aside, and open up a playful approach to your asana.
The Surprising Link Between Play and Mental Well-being
Play is important for all ages, especially as we age and become more inflexible in mind and body. So, why is it that as we grow we begin to dismiss play? In this article we dive into the surprising link between play and mental well-being in the hope that we all find a little more space for it in our lives.
Trust Your Strength and Test Your Balance With This Tortoise to Firefly Transition
So many asanas can become much more accessible and safe to practice when you grab a prop for assistance. Props can help to get your body into a safe alignment, make the asana more comfortable for your anatomy, and just add a little more oomf. So, let’s get into it… how to use a chair for take off into firefly pose (tittibhasana)!
Finding Your Balance: The Overlooked Element of Overall Fitness
Balance is an integral part of maintaining a healthy body for many, many reasons. Physical balance requires core strength, helps us work through residual movement patterns from old injuries and encourages a healthy lifestyle, both externally and internally. Despite this, balance is often a much overlooked element of fitness. So, are you doing it enough?
5 Restorative Yoga Poses to Balance Your Mood
Of the many restorative poses that offer you space to grow, these five target different regions in the body and are associated with different effects. It is less important to practice all five every day. Rather hold a pose that feels right for you and focus on the creating balance in your breath and body.
5 Mindful Tips To Achieve a Balanced Life
Everything has an opposite, and being mindful of the delicate line between balance and excess can help us tip the scales in our favor. Here are some handy tips to achieve more balance in your life:
Try This One Exercise Proven to Burn Fat, Tighten Your Core and Improve Balance
Find balance with this one exercise that will strengthen your core muscles and burn excess calories.
Sasha de Beausset
A Simple 10 Minute Daily Balance Regimen for Seniors
The benefits of yoga support healthy living at every stage of life, and can be particularly beneficial as we enter our senior years. Let's take a look at a quick and simple, at-home practice, that will keep your mind, body, and heart healthy.
4 Ways Yoga Can Help You Establish a Healthy Work-Life Balance
Establishing a work-life balance that works best for you requires self reflection and practice. Let’s explore four ways that yoga can help you create harmony between your private and professional life, both on and off the mat.
4 Ways to Connect with Your Core and Stay Balanced, Whatever the Pose
As we deepen our physical connection to our core, we open the doors to our spiritual center as well. On a practical level, how we can explore this connection to our core? Read on for four techniques to help you get started today.
Try This 45-Minute Playlist Perfect for Your Evening Yoga Flow
This playlist is perfect for your evening yoga flow. It features a mix of upbeat and relaxing music as a means for relieving stress and finding relaxation.
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The 7 Best Yoga Pants to Buy in 2018
Carefully selected by a group of expert yogis, this definitive guide to yoga pants offers the best options for every body.
How to DOYOU and Become Your Best Self in 2018
This comprehensive guide to finding and shaping your best self will help transform and inspire you to new heights.
Master Your Headstand with 5 Simple Steps
Learn how to stand on your head with 5 simple and unique tools, tips, and tricks.